Assessment of cancer pain: a prospective evaluation in 2266 cancer patients referred to a pain service.

@article{Grond1996AssessmentOC,
  title={Assessment of cancer pain: a prospective evaluation in 2266 cancer patients referred to a pain service.},
  author={Stefan Grond and D F Zech and Ch. Diefenbach and Lukas Radbruch and K. Lehmann},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1996},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={107-14}
}
Although pain assessment is a vital preliminary step towards the satisfactory control of cancer pain, data on the prevalence of different pain syndromes are rare. In a prospective study of 2266 cancer patients, we assessed localisations, aetiologies and pathophysiological mechanisms of the pain syndromes. Thirty percent of the patients presented with 1, 39… CONTINUE READING